Looking for the best burger in America? It is hard to beat a mouthwatering, melt in your mouth burger. One that has been seasoned and grilled to perfection and topped with flavorful cheese and dressed with your all time favorite fixings. Whether those are crisp lettuce and juicy tomato slices or crunchy pickles and onions, we usually each have our idea of the perfect burger.
Here, we have struggled through our differences of opinion to bring you the most regionally acclaimed burgers we could find in America. To make our top burger list, these burgers had to consistently receive top marks taste test after taste test! This was research we didn’t mind doing, these burgers also were liked by the widest palette of tastes. So give our burger list for America a try. If you find a better burger in America let us know and we will make sure to try it out and weigh it against the competitors.
Also, we would love to hear what you think the best burger is to you, what qualities do you think are most essential? Or do you know of a burger joint that is the best kept secret in America and you want to share your love with the nation? We want to hear it, what you have to say is important to us!
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Monk’s Bar & Grill was established in 1947 by Gustave Adolph Heineke. Since its inception, the restaurant has developed into a must stop place for visiting families and locals, as well as a place to go for a great burger and friendly service too.
South Norwalk, CT
Burger Bar & Bistro is a local favorite because of its award winning burgers, an expanded bar, and thin-crust pizzas. Burger Bar & Bistro also offers salad specials, house made soups, meatloaf sandwich, and lobster rolls.
Wilber’s Barbecue has been opened since 1962 and has been serving Eastern North Carolina style barbecue for over 47 years. They serve Pit Cooked (Oak Wood) Barbecue Pork Plate and Barbecue Tray, Slaw and Hushpuppies.
Cover 3 in Austin offers a diverse Austin crowd. Whether you are looking for a place to watch your favorite ports team, have an special meal or socialize Cover 3 offers it. Their Burgers come with a choice of Parmesan fries or cole slaw. Try their Doug’s Certified Reuben with corned beef, aged Swiss, spicy Russian dressing and kraut on toasted marbled rye. See their online site for events, private dining, menu and hours.
Regional Food and Drink in Washington is known for their beer. The restaurant is also known for its use of world class brews as major flavor enhancing ingredients in the preparations of some of the meals, such as the Kostritzer Black Lager-marinated Brew Burger.
Over 20 years after Five Guys first opened, there are over 1,000 locations nationwide and over 1500 units in development. Five Guys continues to receive media attention and has grown a cult-like following around the world. The overwhelming success of franchising a local restaurant made national news with articles in trade publications such as Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Business Magazine, and the Franchise Times.
Top Ten Beer & Burgers is a family owned and operated business that claims to be serving America’s best burgers. They have an extensive menu, offering burgers, wings, sandwiches, hotdogs, salads, desserts, and appetizers too.
Bleu cheese and bacon, fire grilled and topped with smokey bacon and tangy bleu cheese crumbles, is one of their best selling burgers. The restaurant also offers appetizers, soups, salads, fresh breads, and desserts.
Eureka Springs, AR
Bubba’s Barbeque is a dine in or take out establishment with the slogan “It may not look famous, but it is!” Their menu, found online, features a selection of burgers, sandwiches, sides and dishes such as “Nick’s Cluck & Squeal”. You can follow Bubba’s Barbeque on Facebook for daily specials and buy their Bubba’s Barbeque Sauce at the register.
Although El Rey de las Fritas is known for it’s fritas they also offer a varied menu that includes many traditional Cuban sandwiches and dishes. El Ray de las Fritas has been serving the Miami area for more than 40 years with great food and quality service. They offer 3 locations in the Miami area as well as a food truck. See their online site for locations and menu options.